According to Italian transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea are set to miss out on Marash Kumbulla after the Serie A starlet agreed terms with Roma.
The Blues picked interest in the 20 year old after an impressive season in the Serie A, playing 26 times for hometown club Hellas Verona.
Manchester United, Tottenham, Lazio and Inter Milan were also interested in signing the 20 year old.
According to Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, an agreement has been reached for the 20-year-old to join Roma.
He will move on an initial loan deal before a permanent transfer on a contract to 2025.